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Netherlands / 31-07-2014

Dutch arrest two for 'antisemitic chants' at Gaza demo

The Hague - Dutch police have arrested two people for allegedly chanting "Death to the Jews" at a pro-Palestinian demonstration, the public prosecutor's office said on Thursday.  "They are suspected of inciting violence against ...

Netherlands / 31-07-2014

“Never again” the bishops warn in the wake of rising antisemitism

Following recent and fairly sudden signs of increasing antisemitism in both the Netherlands and other western countries, the Dutch bishops have issued a statement condemning any hate against Jewish and other people.  “Both ...

United States / 30-07-2014

Chicago police officer wins antisemitic discrimination suit

Chicago - A federal jury has awarded a Chicago police officer more than $500,000 in a discrimination lawsuit against a former supervising officer.    The Chicago Sun-Times reports Officer Detlef Sommerfield sued the city and ...

Netherlands / 29-07-2014

Thousands demand Hague mayor’s resignation

Thousands of residents in The Hague are demanding that their city’s mayor Jozias van Aartsen be fired after his argued inaction over antisemitic comments shouted at a demonstration.  According to the residents, at a ...

Germany / 26-07-2014

German newspaper launches campaign against antisemitism

Bild newspaper publishes "Never Again Jew Hatred" campaign on the front page.  German Chancellor Angela Merkel: "These outbursts and utterances are an attack on freedom and tolerance. We cannot and will not tolerate ...

Hungary / 26-07-2014

Hungary's Rome envoy-to-be withdraws after antisemitic comments

The Foreign Ministry in Hungary said Friday that its nominee as ambassador to Rome has withdrawn over allegations of extreme anti-Semitism, including calling Jews "agents of Satan".  Peter Szabo Szentmihalyi was denounced earlier this week ...

Germany / 24-07-2014

Central Muslim council denounces antisemitic slogans

Köln –  The head of the central Muslim council, Aiman A. Maizek has denounced anti-Semitic slogans that were uttered during demonstrations against Israeli attacks on the Gaza strip. ”Anyone who preaches or thinks ...

France / 23-07-2014

French Socialist politician removed from party over antisemitic statement

A local Socialist politician from France’s Lyon region was booted from the party for making statements deemed antisemitic.  A disciplinary board of the Socialist Party in Lyon, located in east-central France, ejected Ahmed Chekhab, ...

Germany / 23-07-2014

Germany investigating imam who urged God to 'destroy the Zionist Jews'

The German authorities are investigating an imam in Berlin who gave a weekend sermon urging God to kill the Jews.   The Berlin police also announced a ban on antis emitic slogans at demonstrations ...

23-07-2014

Foreign ministers of France, Germany and Italy condemn antisemitic protests

The foreign ministers of Germany, France and Italy on Tuesday condemned the rise in antisemitic protests and violence over the conflict in Gaza, saying they will do everything possible to combat it ...

France / 23-07-2014

French PM Valls: 'Anti-Zionism is cover up for antisemitism'

Speaking at a ceremony marking the 72nd anniversary of the Vel’ d’Hiv roundup, a mass arrest of Jews in Paris by the French police, directed by Nazi authorities, during WWII, French Prime ...

France / 21-07-2014

French minister blasts acts of anti-Semitism

rance's interior minister on Monday slammed "intolerable" acts of antisemitism after a rally against Israel's Gaza offensive descended into violence. The government now faces a decision on whether to ban further anti-Israel protests ...

United States / 20-07-2014

White supremacist sentenced to life for killing person she ‘thought was Jewish’

Holly Grigsby, 27, was sentenced to life in prison with no chance for release. She apologized to the victims’ families for her actions, but not for her views. “My actions have further damaged ...

United States / 16-07-2014

Man sentenced to 5 years in reform synagogue shooting

Salt Lake City, UT - A 22-year-old Salt Lake City man has been sentenced to five years in prison for shooting out windows at a Utah synagogue two years ago in what ...

14-07-2014

Senior EU official pledges to push for education on antisemitism and the Holocaust in EU schools in EU schools

European Commissioner for Education, Culture, Multilingualism, Sport, Media and Youth, Androulla Vassiliou, made the pledge during a meeting with a delegation of the European Jewish Association (EJA) led by its Director General, Rabbi ...

United States / 13-07-2014

Man gets 3 years for painting antisemitic graffiti

Amos Hason, 49, who painted antisemitic graffiti on a fence and trash bin outside a Van Nuys plumbing business was sentenced today to three years in jail.  In two separate April incidents, video surveillance identified ...

France / 09-07-2014

Varg Vikernes found guilty of hate crimes

Black metal musician Kristian "Varg" Vikernes, has been found guilty by a French court of inciting racial hatred and glorifying war crimes through his blog postings. The court handed Vikernes a six-month suspended ...

08-07-2014

Andrew Klavan uses his sense of humor to obliterate the BDS movement

Andrew Klavan, points out that the leftists behind the current Boycott, Divestment and Sanction, or BDS, efforts against the State of Israel are not at all antisemitic. They just hate Jews and want ...

Greece / 01-07-2014

Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Venizelos’ statement regarding the desecration of the Holocaust Memorial in Athens

Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Evangelos Venizelos made the following statement regarding the desecration of the Holocaust Memorial in Athens:   “I express my profound abhorrence and unequivocal condemnation of the desecration of the ...

United States / 01-07-2014

Man gets 33 months in prison for synagogue threat

Dante Phearse has been sentenced to almost 3 years in federal prison for calling in a fake bomb threat to a synagogue. Dante Phearse, who received a 33-month prison term Monday, could have received ...